Words Of Encouragement For Wives To Pray For Husbands
We should intentionally pray over our husbands daily.
As wives, we are to lift our husbands up daily in prayer for protection, guidance, and that they live a life reflective of Christ.
Husbands are commanded by God to be the leader over the family. It’s not easy to be the provider and spiritual leader. This role comes with a lot of responsibility.
Praying over your husband creates oneness in your marriage. As you pray over him you grow in your personal relationship with Christ.
The beauty of marriage includes making your spouse a priority, especially in petitioning God on behalf of them.
#1 Prayer For My Husband
Dear Heavenly Father,
I come to you to lift up my husband to you and to thank you for the blessing of being married to him. You have given me the gift of a best friend for life.
Lord, I pray you will equip me to be a wife that honors my marriage and you. Help me to be supportive of my husband in all areas of our marriage, family, and home.
When there are times I may disagree with him, give me the eyes to see the situation from your point of view and give me the wisdom to understand.
Place in his heart a burning passion to walk closely with you and that his relationship with you would grow.
Convict him of sin in his heart and that he would repent, confess, and ask for forgiveness.
Protect him against attacks or temptation as the evil one roams the earth and seeks to devour.
Just as you are the leader of the Church, make my husband a great leader of our marriage and family.
Give him the desire to worship you through devotionals and prayer with our children and with me.
Help us as a family to honor you in giving thanks and praising you through our worship.
Help him to be a gentle, loving, and forgiving leader and father for our children. Guide him in raising our children in a way that they will come to know you as their personal savior.
May his relationship with each child be strong and run deep with love. I pray that you will enable him to discipline them in fairness and with compassion.
Father, I pray that you will cover my husband in protection over his job. Help him to be honorable in his work.
I pray for your provision over this family and that when my husband is anxious over finances, his job, or anything else, that you will bathe him in your all-consuming peace.
I pray over my marriage, Lord. Please help my husband and me to be as one and may our relationship and lives honor and respect you, dear Father.
Help us to grow and to be an inspiration to all those who cross our paths.
Keep us faithful to one another, and may our love be kind, patient, and full of grace.
Thank you, Father. I pray these things in Jesus’ name, Amen.
#2 Prayer For My Husband
“For I know the plans I have for you…plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
Father in heaven,Thank you for my husband and for the union we share under your holy covenant.
I am so grateful for my husband. Thank you for placing this man in my life who always reflects your love and kindness.
Please watch over him, protect him, saturate him with your wisdom and help him to be not conformed to this world.
Renew his mind and help him to place his trust in you only.
Please equip my husband to lead and direct our family and bless the work of his hands, heart, and mind.
Give him joy, peace, and wisdom throughout all of his life.
Keep shaping him into your image, and help me to be a wife that honors You by honoring him.
Help me, Father, to be a wife that holds him up and glorifies you in my words, actions, and thoughts for I pray these things in Christ’s precious name – Amen.
Prayer For Husband At Work
Lord, thank you for blessing my husband with a good job that allows him to take care of our needs in the home.
I see how he enjoys going to work every morning knowing that he is providing for our needs as a family.
Bless him and let him know that you are always with him.
Bless the work of my husband’s hands and give him success in everything he does in his workplace.
The Lord will open to you his good treasure in the sky, to give the rain of your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand. You will lend to many nations, and you will not borrow. Deuteronomy 28:12
May his boss be pleased with his work always and give him more responsibilities and grant him many promotions.
Remind my husband that he always has your blessing every single moment he is at work, and especially during the difficult days.
Protect my husband from anyone who might want to sabotage his job and cause him to lose it.
Watch over him as he goes to work in the morning and comes back home in the evening.
Send your angels to watch over his every step so that he will not stumble against a stone like you have promised in Psalm 91:11-12.
For he will put his angels in charge of you, to guard you in all your ways.
They will bear you up in their hands so that you won’t dash your foot against a stone.
Grant my husband the wisdom and concentration he needs to do his work with excellence like Daniel did in the Babylonian kingdom.
Then this Daniel was distinguished above the presidents and the local governors because an excellent spirit was in him, and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.
Then this Daniel was distinguished above the presidents and the local governors because an excellent spirit was in him, and the king thought to set him over the whole realm. Daniel 6:3
Let him so distinguish himself that his employer will be pleased with his work and increase his salary.
Help him to rely on divine wisdom to do his work.
In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.
Prayer For Husband’s Health
Lord, I praise you because you are a healer and you heal all my diseases.
I have experienced good health, and I want my husband to experience the same.
Grant him good health always so that he will be strong enough to do the work you have called him to do. Let his years be full of health and give him strength for each day.
Help my husband eat healthily every day so that his body will have the right nourishment.
Give him a love for foods that will give him good health and help him avoid junk which will slow down his body.
When his body is healthy, his mind will not worry about getting sick or dying young because of poor health.
Keep my husband away from diseases, illnesses, and conditions that will hinder him from functioning in his daily life.
You have promised not to bring upon him the diseases of Egypt but to heal him through the stripes of Christ
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live to righteousness. You were healed by his wounds.1 Peter 2:24
Help him to declare good health over his body and trust that you will take care of him.
As my husband is at work, lead him toward places where he can get healthy meals and keep away from fast food.
Food is a great contributor to the well being of the body and should be of the right kind.
Grant my husband a good night’s sleep so that his body will rejuvenate and he will wake up fresh every morning.
I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; For You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8
In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.
Prayer For Husband’s Salvation
Lord, thank you for sending Jesus to die for our sins and redeeming us from the dominion of the kingdom of darkness.
I have received your gift of salvation, and I want my husband to experience it so that he can find true joy in Jesus Christ.
I ask that you grant my husband the salvation of his soul so that he will have eternal life, and live the abundant life that Jesus came to give him.
The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly. John 10:10
If there is anything making my husband not to accept salvation, I ask that you remove it from his
You know his heart and what is blocking his way to Jesus.
Help him see salvation from your perspective, and know that it is for the good of his soul.
Remove the lies and blinders in my husband’s mind that is stopping him from seeing the light.
In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Good News of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn on them. 2 Corinthians 4:4
Lead him to the truth that will set him free so that he will not resist your invitation for salvation.
Break down any resistance in his heart and mind so that he will respond to the message of the gospel.
If there is any hurt causing him to reject you, heal him, and show him that you love him the way he is.
Let him see that in you he has total healing for his body and soul.
Fill him with your unfailing love and show him how to receive it.
Speak to my husband in a way he understands and let him encounter you in a special way.
In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.
Prayer For Husband Who Wants A Divorce
Lord, you are the one who ordained marriage and meant for it to be a beautiful relationship between husband and wife.
Thank you for putting my husband and I together in holy matrimony so that we can build a life together.
I am hurting right now because my husband wants a divorce and I don’t know what to do.
He has made up his mind to leave and no amount of talking to him is helping. I ask that you help him consider giving our marriage a second chance because divorce is not your will for us.
One who hates and divorces”, says the Lord, the God of Israel, “covers his garment with violence!” says the Lord of Armies. “Therefore pay attention to your spirit, that you don’t be unfaithful. Malachi 2:16
Give him divine connections with people who will give him the right counsel regarding our marital situation.
Keep from him those who will give him the wrong advice and cheer him on to seek a divorce.
Help him to open up to a trusted friend, pastor, or ministry leader who will pray and minister to him.
Soften his heart so that he will agree to sit with me and discuss the issues that are ailing our marriage.
Grant him an understanding heart and keep him from taking drastic action.
It isn’t good to have zeal without knowledge, nor being hasty with one’s feet and missing the way. Proverbs 19:2
Where there is a better way to resolve our issues, show us, and lead the way.
I put my marriage in your hands and trust that you will fight this battle for me because my strength has failed.
Let your will for our marriage prevail above any human plans to destroy it.
Show my husband and me how we can make our marriage better where each of us feels loved and cared for by the other.
In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.
Bible Verses For Husbands
The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. I Corinthians 7:3
Husbands, love your wives, and don’t be bitter against them. Colossians 3:19
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly, and gave himself up for it; Ephesians 5:25
Even so husbands also ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself. Ephesians 5:28
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the assembly, being himself the savior of the body. Ephesians 5:23
You husbands, in the same way, live with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the woman, as to the weaker vessel, as also being joint heirs of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered. I Peter 3:7